Embossed Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-103574

Description

Unused sample. Embossed paper made to imitate leather. Design features a sideways bird with splayed wings standing on a piece of fruit and surrounded by scrolling grape vines, flowers, a horse, monkey, moth and lizard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
WALLPAPER

Inscription

"SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 1890" [in pencil] "81 yd" (Stamp and written)

Additional Identification Number

3302

Related Items

Title 2008.6.99 Accession Number 2008.6.1

Maker

Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 (Designer)

Location of Origin

England (origin); Norwich, CT (use)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 3/4 in x 22 3/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.96